With April fast approaching, I have been working on my first few posts for the A to Z Blog Challenge.   I have decided to go with a themed approach after all. I am going to try my hand at writing short stories. A wise and trusted advisor (my hubby) asked if I’d ever written short …

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http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/08/26/daily-prompt-clever/ Do you consider yourself funny? What role does humor play in your life? Who’s the funniest person you know? Photographers, artists, poets: show us CLEVER. Laughter has always been a big part of my life.  When I was growing up, my Mom usually had something funny on television, and we were always laughing.  She particularly enjoyed …

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I grew up in a home where Monty Python was a regular feature of our television viewing schedule.  We also watched Are You Being Served, The Benny Hill Show and Fawlty Towers, among others.  I’d think my Mother was addicted to British TV shows if we hadn’t also watched shows like the Carol Burnett Show, …

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This will be my ninth Mother’s Day without my Mom.  She died in March, 2005.  It’s hard to believe she’s been gone so long.  I can still hear her voice and smell her perfume, and I remember how soft her skin was.  I always thought of her as more of a friend than my mother. …

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